Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters

An African Tale

Recommended by Beverley Naidoo, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #13 in Tribal, Ranked #14 in Folkloresee more rankings.

The tale of Mufaro's two daughters, two beautiful girls who react in different ways to the king's search for a wife - one is aggressive and selfish, the other kind and dignified. The king takes on disguises to learn the true nature of both girls andof course chooses Nyasha, the kind and generous daughter, to be his queen. less

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Beverley Naidoo It is an African Cinderella with John Steptoe’s illustrations adding classical beauty. (Source)

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